Star Tribune, December 2003
2 Pages Posted: 1 Feb 2011
Date Written: December 7, 2003
This article, published in the StarTribune of Minneapolis, discusses the history of lynchings and executions in the State of Minnesota. It specifically discusses miscarriages of justice that have taken place in Minnesota, along with highlighting other problems associated with capital punishment.
Keywords: Minnesota, history, death penalty, capital punishment, executions, arbitrariness, racial discrimination, injustice, Native Americans, Dakota Indians, Ann Bilansky, Isaac McGhie, Elmer Jackson, Elias Clayton, Chaska, William Williams
JEL Classification: K14, K19, K39, K49
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Bessler, John D., Injustice Casts Shadow on History of State Executions (December 7, 2003). Star Tribune, December 2003. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1747748